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Is Stress Making You Fat?

Is Stress Making You Fat?

Not fitting into your skinny jeans may be a sign that you’re under stress. Biological and psychological forces can cause stress to get in the way of staying slender. It’s important to understand the traps of the stress-and-weight-gain cycle. Then it’ ...
How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

What I instruct myself before Thanksgiving dinner every year: “You’ll just eat the turkey breast and some vegetables and a few bites of your favorite starches. A sliver of pie. Then you’ll go running on Friday morning.” ...
5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

Step on the scale today, and everything looks good. Do it again tomorrow, and suddenly the number is three digits higher. What gives? Relax. It’s unlikely that you’ve gained three pounds of fat overnight. The bigger number is probably the result of e ...
Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

You diet, you exercise, and you still can’t lose weight. Sound familiar? You may be having problems with a third piece of the weight loss puzzle: Sleep. Getting enough sleep helps you feel energized, making it easier to exercise. It also helps ...
8 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

8 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

We all know that one person who can thrive on just six hours of sleep or less. In reality, most of us need seven to nine hours of uninterrupted sleep to reach our full potential during the day. But in today’s busy world, can you really make tha ...